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. >> gun control advocates say the nra is way out of line. and it may put the president's family in danger. >> i think they know full well that there's an element of the population that follows them that is very heavily armed. and you have to be very careful when you are putting out messages to a population that is heavily armed as some of these people are. kbr the head of the california republican party said a hard-hitting message is needed. he believes it is sparking a healthy discussion. >> i think the president has to be able to say to the american people why protection is needed for his had children in schools but not protection for other people's children. >> the white house responded swiftly saying that president's children should not be used as pawns in a political fight, the white house press secretary called the ad cowardly. reporting live in san francisco, jody hernandez, nbc bay area news. >> jody, thank you, we will continue the coverage of the president's announcement, including the nra's response and which proposals are most likely to pass congress. coming up at 6:00, our in
in the power of the nra at the cdc. >> a seismic shift in the golden state and we aren't talking earthquakes, how the face of california is changing again. ,,,,,,,,,, last summer -- has re-opene screening for the lastest ht >>> the colorado movie theater that was the scene of a mass shooting last summer has reopened. a screening of the latest hobbit movie was shown tonight following a somber remembrance ceremony. last july 12 people were killed and dozens more wounded during a screening of the midnight batman movie. >>> cbs news reporter mark straussman explains our next story. >> there is absolutely no question, these are preventible deaths. >> reporter: dr. mark rosenberg used to oversee research into gun violence and prevention at the centers for disease control. in 1996 the nra successfully lobbied congress to put this restriction into the cdc's budget. none of the funds made available may be used to advocate or promote gun control. >> these were shots fired across the bow and they terrorized the people at cdc. they terrorized researchers who said whoa, this is scary. i don't want my fu
of the national rifle association. she says the nra came after her when she first proposed the assault weapons ban in 1990. >> the nra come after you, they put together large amounts of money to defeat you. they did this in '93 and intend to continue it. >> the nra disputes the characterization of the group, saying its power comes from, quote, more than four million dues-paying members. >>> if you like to shop, we have the place for you. a shopper's paradise in the east bay. the legendary shopping event that covers 96,000 square feet. first... >> never seen anything like this. >> ama: crazy weekend weather catches dozens of hikers offguard in arizona. how crews pulled off a rescue operation. >> leigh: i'm leigh glaser. a terrific day today. a lot of blue sky, but it was cold. we are going to warm up this upcoming work week. upcoming work week. we'll look at the se well, well, well. growing up, we didn't have u-verse. we couldn't record four shows at the same time. in my day, you were lucky if you could record two shows. and if mom was recording her dumb show and dad was recording his dumb show the
be an understatement. with opposition that goes well beyond congress. a new nra tv ad calls the president an elitist hypocrite for being skeptical about armed guards in schools.while the secret service protects his two daughters. and some law enforcement officials - including this kentucky sheriff -- say they will refuse to comply with any laws they feel are unconstitutional. but the ground may still be shifting in the president's favor. a new cnn poll says 55% of americans 'do' want stricter gun control. some of the other executive orders. include one that would allow communities to hire more schoold another that d require federal law enforcement to trace all recovered guns. the n-r-a released its response in a commercial. grant lodes joins us with more on what the white house is ripping as a deeply personal attack. and the nra is referencing the president's daughters in this online ad that the n- r-a pre-emptively released yesterday. the white house pushing back, issuing a stern response to that ad: saying in part: "most americans agree that a president's children should not be used as pawns in a
anything about the nra or will your efforts simply to be resist resist resist? >> well we're very interested in answering the question of how do we make schools safer for our children. as you know from the very beginning after this happened we've argued that we need two things, one, we need to get at the root of the problem, which is the broken and devastatingly broken mental health care system we have in this country because most of these people all of them in fact are people with severe mental problems. secondly we need to provide security, because we can never predict how one of these people is going to act. most of the proposals that have to do with firearms are simply feel-good proposals that have been tried in the past and won't work or won't have any real impact. the real question that needs to be addressed is not what do we do about guns it's what do we do to make our children safe. >> david, we have a new cbs news/"new york times" poll out this morning that shows 85% of nra households support background checks on all gun buyers. are you out of tou
't think any of those things work. >> a confident n.r.a. president said on cnn they will win. >> do you think you have enough support on capitol hill to keep an assault weapons ban from passing? >> right now we do. >> after sandy hook elementary school, polls showed a majority of americans favored stricter gun control. that may not translate into action on capitol hill. nearly 300 members of congress have an a rating from the n.r.a. for opposition to all gun control measures. with just the threat of stricter laws looming, many americans are rushing to stock up on weapons and ammunition. as the gun control debate heats up in statehouses and in washington, the still grieving parents are debating what does do with sandy hook elementary school. >> knocking down the school is knocking down the memories of the children. >> knock it down and make it sacred ground. >> the white house has signaled if the congress does not act the president willutive ode enraging gun rights advocates. >> developing news: the first president george bush is out of the houston hospital where he has been since novem
of what he will introduce and so does the nra which has issued a strike. john alston is here with the story. >> the president promised he would act quickly to come up with a plan. he put vice president biden in charge of his task force, and now we will learn the specific. >> a month after the connecticut school masacre president obama will unveil his plan to fight gun violence. one member on his side is san mateo democrat jackie spear who met with vice president biden yesterday. >> i think the president has made it clear he wants an assault weapon ban renewed. he wants a ban on magazines that are high capacity. and we absolutely have to have a universal criminal background check. >> that means guaranteed background checks when people buy weapons from gun shows or private sellers. >> why would we want to continue to have an environment that we do here in this country and not so much in california, but in the country our 40% of the guns purchased don't have a background check. >> the group responsible citizens of california sees the president's plan as an attack on the second a
he will introduce and so does the nra which has issued a strike. john alston is here with the story. >> the president promised he would act quickly to come up with a plan. he put vice president biden in charge of his task force, and now we will learn the specific. >> a month after the connecticut school masacre president obama will unveil his plan to fight gun violence. one member on his side is san mateo democrat jackie spear who met with vice president biden yesterday. >> i think the president has made it clearan an assault weapon ban renewed. he wants a ban on magazines that are high capacity. and we absolutely have to have a universal criminal background check. >> that means guaranteed background checks when people buy weapons from gun shows or private sellers. >> why would we want to continue to have an environment that we do here in this country and not so much in california, but in the country our 40% of the guns purchased don't have a background check. >> the group responsible citizens of california sees the president's plan as an attack on the second amendment. >> the focus
. a bay area congresswoman has an idea of what he will introduce and so does the nra which has issued a strike. john alston is here with the story. >> the president promised he would act quickly to come up with a plan. he put vice president biden in charge of his task force, and now we will learn the specific. >> a month after the connecticut school masacre president obama will unveil his plan to fight gun violence. one member on his side is san mateo democrat jackie spear who met with vice president biden yesterday. >> i think the president has made it clear he wants an assault weapon ban renewed. he wants a ban on magazines that are high capacity. and we absolutely have to have a universal criminal background check. >> that means guaranteed background checks when people buy weapons from gun shows or private sellers. >> why would we want to continue to have an environment that we do here in this country and not so much in california, but in the country our 40% of the guns purchased don't have a background check. >> the group responsible citizens of california sees the president's pla
the violence in the games that ea makes. >>> the vice president met with the nra. we are there live where we wrapped up an interview with mr. templeton. what did he have to say? >> he was pretty disappointed, especially heading to a busy weekend. gun officials estimate they will get up to 10,000 people over the course of the weekend. now today is the day that vendors set up for the show. they are going to be more than 150 vendors on saturday and sunday, selling everything from guns and ammunition, to gun saves, gun parts and nooknives jewelry. they hold gun shows in four different states and consider this to be on the medium to small size. the show organizers tell me that over the last few weeks. public attendance at this shows has roughly doubled and they attribute it to the discussion of the possible changes in gun laws. now the owner and founder of crossroads of the west and he is the president of the national association of arms shows, bob templeton was just in washington, d.c. as you mentioned discussing the changes with the vice president. cabinet level officials and also others in the
president biden met with gun owner groups today. including n-r-a representataives. he's heading up the president's task force to fight gun violence. and they're moving fast. biden says they'll have some recommendations for the president by tuesday. it's expected that universal background checks for all gun owners could be in the mix. the n-r-a meantime. says it's disappointed with the meeting. >> this anti-terrorist safety feature will cost $31 million. and the budget is only $8 million. caltran that it believes that this is a critical component for its safety and it is important. here is a breakdown of the $31 million. $15.7 million, $3.2 million for the telecommunications system. the chair of the toll of 40 committee and his team want to meet with the golden gate district to try to figure out why the new bay bridge is so much higher. he believes that the c h p should a absorb some of this. because of this requested amount is so much more than the budgeted amount we feel that it is appropriate to investigate further tortola payers' money is well spent. that is coming from the reha
president joe biden met with members of the nra today. the proposals are expected to include bans on assault weapons and background checks. the nra said the white house has a agenda against the second amendment. >>> today we chartered a boat to bring you a look at the damage caused by a tanker that struck the bay bridge. the bumper is smashed and the cement crumbled. they are using special emergency powers to speed up the repairs. >> we expect through a -- what is known as a director's order that repairs will be put on the fast track, work underway to repair that fender within 30 days. >> as for the overseas reymar it remains waiting for the coast guard to release it. >>> the chp needs $31 million for security cameras on the bay bridge. it would cover cover the roadways and bike and ped paths. officials met to discuss the details. >>> we have been talking about the weather because the cold is coming and our chief meteorologist is here with what we could expect. >> you can feel it out there now. over night lows are cold and cold again on saturday morning. we got 46 right now in novato. 45 in
is set to hold its first meeting on wednesday on gun control measures. the nra is -- the nra is vowing to defeat the man. >>> scientists at lawrence livermore lab are designing a high-tech suit that protects the wearer against chemical or biological attacks. the scientists are calling it the second skin. it's a fabric featuring microscopic tubes that can transform from a breathable state to a shield that blocks tiny molecules. >>> could be another couple of hours before power is restored to some 20 customers in palo alto after an underground vault fire. it happened around 4:30 this morning on dana avenue. neighbors say they heard a big boom and saw flames shooting out of a manhole. no one was hurt but power was knocked out to 600 customers at the height of the outage. the cause of the fire is under investigation. >>> the highway patrol is investigating the cause of a solo car crash in foster city that called three people including two young brothers from redwood city. the chp says five people were riding in the car when it lost control on eastbound highway 92 last night around 9:45. th
opposes any new legislation. conservative republicans are backing the nra. >> and i fail to see how passing additional laws that the department of justice will not enforce is going to make america any safer. >> it's clear, common ground on gun control may be hard to find. >> since the newtown shooting, lawmakers have introduced no less than eight gun control bills. right now the best chance for legislation appears to be in the areas of background checks and mental health care. >> thank you, and this is a list now you do not want to be on t there's hundreds of people in santa clare a county alone that own guns illegally and deputies are now cracking down. we are in the sheriff's office. tell us about the list? >> well, raj, these are people who purchased a gun legally, then did something to disqualify themselves from owning a gun by committing a felony perhaps. the sheriff's office said in this county alone, there are 529 people who fit that description, and combined they own more than 1200 guns. the sheriff said that thes of will look at each case individually to see how the deputie
president biden has devoted this week to hearing from all sides, including the nra, tomorrow. >> we're here today to do -- urgent action, and the president and i are determined to take action. >> reporter: he met today with victims of gun violence and gun- control advocates and said the political climate will never be the same after the newtown massacre. >> of all the tragic events we've endured, i don't think anything touches the heart of the american people so profoundly as those young children being riddled with bullets. >> reporter: the white house is also looking at ways to encourage gun owners to use and store their firearms more safely. it is reviewing the effectiveness of gun buyback programs. biden said the president might also sidestep congress and use executive orders to advance his agenda. senior administrative officials offered no specifics but acknowledged there's very little the president can do on gun control without congress's consent. the nra is likely to remind the vice president of that in their meeting on thursday. >>> a cr
before a senate committee. as kyla campbell reports from our washington, d.c. newsroom the nra is ready to fight. >> reporter: the nra executive director is going before the senate in its first hearing on gun violence since the deadly school shoot newtown. wayne lap area is the new defender of gun rights. he will talk about how law- abiding gun owners should not -- and mark kelly the former congresswoman of gabby giffords. the couple is pushing for gun control through an organization they recently started. called americans for responsible solutions. >> reporter: the nra will have to go head to head with dianne feinstein. she introduced an assault weapons ban last week. what she is saying about the nra. live in washington kyla campbell ktvu channel 2 news. >>> also in san francisco this morning two conservative action groups are holding a news conference right outside senator feinstein's san francisco office. opposing her assault weapons ban. the western representation pack is teaming up with the women warriors pack. their news conference is set for 10:00 this morning at one post street.
to proposal and who is expected to fight him. i can think of three initials. >> three initials, indeed: n.r.a. the preliminary to curb gun violence is being melt -- met with enormous opposition from the n.r.a. who did not wait for the announcement. the gun lobby launched a strike releasing a provocative video attacking the president's character. >> just another elite it hypocrite pointing out that his children have armed protection in school and asks, why is he skeptical of putting arm security in our schools? >> president obama will have to overcome n.r.a. opposition and convince congress to pass the measures to curb gun violence when he unveils the proposals today he will do so franked -- flanked by children who are concerned. he will call on congress to ban military astyle assault weapons and limit the number of bullets allowed and require background checks on every gun purchase and will also take action without congress by executive order. new york state acted before the federal government putting in place the toughest gun criminal laws in the nation. >> this is a comprehensive bill that
more important than yours? >> in a move to rally gun rights supporters, the nra released this online video that calls out the president for allowing armed secret service agents to protect his daughters at school but pushing back against the nra's call for armed security at all schools. the white house called the ad, quote, repugnant and cowardly. >>> for more on the president's gun control proposals including how bay area lawmakers are reacting to the plan, go to our website, cbssf.com. >>> new at 5:00 two men are in custody another two on the run after trying to rob a jewelry store in menlo park. police say the attempted robbery happened just after noon at plaza jewelers on middlefield road. the men took off in a white car as police arrived. during the chase, the suspects ended up clipping another vehicle before crashing into a power pole. >>> a week ago the 787 dreamliner promised to launch san jose airport into the lucrative international market. tonight, it turned into a nightmare. within the last few hours, the faa has grounded all dreamliners
hook tragedy, is that really a good idea? cbs 5 reporter don ford on what the nra says is its true aim. >> reporter: many first person shooter games promote mass slaughter of people and mass destruction. now the national rifle association is taking aim with its own version of a videogame called practice range. public relations strategist rachel kay says this is a big step for the nra. >> in the past, they have pointed fingers at videogames. they have pointed fingers at hollywood for contributing to the recent violence. and, you know, with this app they kind of run the risk of sending conflicting messages. >> reporter: nobody gets shot and there's no blood in the nra game. it features three common target ranges. each separated by firearms safety tips. >> it seems to me more of a learning tool than a videogame. >> reporter: this nra certified firearms instructor isn't impressed. >> i think it would be really, really tough to link this to inciting violence. this is almost cartoonish technology looks like something early atari videogame. certainly
. >>> vice president biden who is heading up president obama's course on gun violence met with the nra. >> the national rifle association calling that meeting "disappointing. >> we are not going to agree on the gun questions. >>> it's like can't be real. >> another school shooting in taft california. 16-year-old student shot and wounded a classmate. >> police say hero teachers stopped a teenager from surhooting more shots. >> i wasn't surprised he had a hit list last year. >>> travel conditions in the midwest will be dangerous if not impossible because of snow. >>> kate middleton attended the unveiling of the first official portrait as the duchess of cambridge. it looks all right to us. >>> a nearly ten-foot-long python flew from australia to new guinea not inside but riding on the wings. >>> yeah! >> despite being snubbed at the oscar nominations ben affleck took home best directors of the critics choice awards. >> i would like to thank the academy. >> jack assures me is he going to work to make at least one letter legible in order not to debase our currency. >> rep
hours, what the nra and other gun rights groups are saying about all of this, that's when i see you next. live in washington, kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:17. now we're hearing secretary of state hillary clinton will testify next week at a congressional hearing about the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. that's according to the head of the house foreign affairs committee. he said on january 23rd. secretary clinton will answer questions about the raid that killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans. she was scheduled to testify last month but could not because of an illness. >>> former senator hagel will have the to meet with the senators who will have to -- will start to meet with the senators who will have to confirm his nominations. some republicans are opposed to his nomination even though hagel is a republican. his critics accuse him of being soft on iran and weak in support for israel. his confirmation hearing before the armed services committee will take place within a few weeks. >>> 7:18. an alarming new report could raise quake concern
and that will not be an easy feat, especially with the nra prodding supporters in congress. we'll tang a look at the nra -- take a look at the nra's new ad tackling president obama's gun proposals when i see you next. >> and ktvu will bring you live coverage. he's scheduled to make that announcement at 8:55 this morning our time. ktvu will be streaming the president's remarks live at ktvu.com. >>> it is 7:18. people in the bay area are getting hit hard by one of the worse flu seasons to date. the california pacific medical center in san francisco says it is reporting four times more patients this flu season than it has seen in the past two years. they say most of the cases are adults whereas other parts of the country are seeing cases among children. they add they still have a good supply of the flu vaccine. >>> santa rosa memorial hospital says a two-day nurses' strike did not interrupt services to patients. the nurses walked out at 5:00 a.m. a.m. monday morning and the strike ended an hour ago. the labor dispute involves working conditions and higher pay. santa rosa memorial says it contracted with re
of vice president joe biden's gun task force. he met with video game makers, the nra, walmart and congressional democrats. the meetings did not include republicans from the house and senate. >> it sends a clear signal that the biden task force had a predetermined it outcome and all the meetings that were held were done for show. >> reporter: >> the white house says vice presidentwiden met with members of congress who requested a meeting. >> new york became the first state to pass significant gun control legislation following that school massacre in connecticut. governor andrew cuomo signed that measure after quick debate and approval in both house wases of the state legislature. it places tougher restrictions on gun sales and bans sales of large magazines. it would require a therapist to report any patient who made a credible threat to use a gun illegally. >>> new york state has the toughest gun laws in the country. here's how california compares. last year governor brown vetoed a bill that would have required the mandatory reporting of stolen firearms. right now the state doe
being met with enormous resistance by the n.r.a. >> the n.r.a. did not wait for president obama's announcement. the powerful gun lobby launched a strike releasing a video attacking the president's character. >> he is just another elite it hypocrite. it points out that his children have armed protection in school and asks, why is he skeptical about armed security? >> president obama will have to overcome the opposition and convince congress to pass the measures to curb gun violence. when he unveils the proposals he will do with children who wrote letters expressing concern about gun violence. the president will call on congress to ban military style assault weapons, limit the number of bullets allowed and require background checks on every gun purchased. he will also take action without congress by executive order. new york state acted before the federal government putting in place the toughest gun control laws in the nation. >> this is a comprehensive bill that addresses the full spectrum of issues that come up. >> the fork -- new york law would require mental health professiona
, january 24. >>> coming up, the nra takes aim at a high-profile target, the president and children, were some say the ad is crossing the line. >>> plus, would new proposed rules on gun control really control guns? we break down the numbers in our reality check. >> and decades of history all in one bay area man's head. he's reliving some of the most famous inauguration moments n t next. >>> president obama today made it official he's urging congress it to pass the most comprehensive set of gun control measures since 1958. >> if there is even one thing we can do to reduce this violence, if there's even one life that can be saved, we have an o obligation to try it. >> new background checks for every gun sale, a ban on military style assault weapons and new limits on how much ammunition each gun magazine can carry. those proposals were largely developed by a new congressional passport that included bay area congresswoman jackie spear. she is also a high-profile victim of gun violence. jodi hernandez caught up with spears today to find out what she thought of the president's final proposapro
guns and they will be destroyed. meanwhile, the nra and gun control advocates will have a chance to weigh in on the issue on alcohol it week. >> congress is holding a gun violence hearing on wednesday, the first since the president unveiled the gun control proposals. tatiana anderson has more on both sides of the gun control debate. >> reporter: thousands called for tougher gun control at ralliesars cross the nation. >> what do we want? >> champ. >> reporter: in washington, d.c., people carried signs with the names and pictures of gun violence victims. >> it's time to take assault weapons off of the street. >> reporter: they want a federal ban on assault weapons and mandatory background checks for all gun per chases. the shooting at sandy hook elementary school last month prompted the rallies. >> if it can happen in newtown, it can happen in any to, any city and any state until they make the federal laws. >> reporter: stacy mccoy blend walked in honor of seven-year- old chase kowalski, one of the 20 first graders killed in the massacre. a group from newtown joined the march on wa
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: >> the nra calls it a strong opposition to any new gun regulation. >>> and they will head up a hearing on gun opposition. mike thompson is a gun owner and he said there is room for changes to reduce gun violence and that includes background checks for gun purchases and he will provide stricter penalties as well as all gun trafficking. >>> prime minister benjamin netanyahu thought it was a land slight and he will serve a third term with newly seats lost in parliament. they are suggesting the right wink may be -- wing may be stalled. he wants it as broad as possible and plans to honor that. >>> they are moving forward with a controversial plan to reduce the areas' growing deer population. they say deer no longer fear humans and they are acting aggressively towards pets. starting this weekend, they will start sterilizing female deer and they will be relocating the deer but it is a temporary fix. >> once 30 deer will come, they will have to repeat every two to four years. they have given the green light to the project. >>> now on the eastern tower. it was grazed and our news crew went up close to
fight. and the president of the nra is calling these white house meetings disingenuous. >> we realize this requires all the stakeholders to give us their best ideas. >> i think they are going to do everything they can to strip americans of their right to keep and bear arms. >> president obama will likely reveal new ideas to reduce gun violence next week. among them, may include a ban on assault weapons and a national gun database. >>> looks like california's budget nightmare may finally be over for a while. we have gone from a $25 billion deficit to a slight surplus. governor brown rolled out his spending proposal today. it includes a general fund of $97.7 billion. it features an increase in spending for education, transportation, even a rainy day fund. cbs 5 reporter grace lee joins us from the newsroom and explains how the proposal represents the beginning of this new era, we hope. grace. >>> reporter: we have been talking about the bad times for so long it really is a new era. this is a governor who repeatedly has talked about fiscal dis
and how the nra brought mr. obama's daughters into the debate. >> developing news out of algeria. americans held hostage after a terrorist attack on an oil facility. >> just saw a big ball of flame and smoke. >> what caused this fiery scene in the middle of the street during rush hour. and through monday get 3 years interest-free financing on selected models. don't miss sleep train's year end clearance sale. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ now at 6:30.. the president now at 6:30.. the president lays out an ambitious agenda to >>> i'm calling on congress to pass specific proposals right away. >> now at 6:30, the president lays out an ambitious agenda to address gun violence in america. he promises he won't back down from a fight. he is urging congress to put politics aside and act now. cbs 5 reporter grace lee tells us he is also using the power of his office to take steps on his own. >> reporter: that's right. the president has signed 23 executive directives and he put into policy everything from researching the impacts of gun violenc
a consensus among the nra, gun owners and antigun proponent. the idea is to prevent more tragedy like sandy hook and possibly have a ban on assault weapons. he says it's created fear among gun owners. >> because obama wants to take everybody's guns away so they're down here buying ammo, buying guns, getting ready for the next revolution. >> gun show president bob templeton takenned the meetings in washington. >> further restrictions on the second amendment, not on the table for discussion. >> templeton says that is his stand as well as the nra, he says some consensus was reached as far as brown checks for criminal and mental health records, but thinks the administration is just having the meetings for show. >> productive dialogue. i think hey had their mind made up. >> the task force on guns is expected to present recommendations by the oaivedz the month. templeton expects 8,000 people here at the cow palace on sunday and expects to sell out of ammunition. in daly city, abc7 news. >> ama: the eighth and final suspect in the murder of a 14-year-old boy in san francisco is in county jail tomo
on a motive. >>> that shooting comes as a vice president joe biden met with the nra and other gun rights groups to discuss gun violence. the vice president will send his proposal to president obama on tuesday. it's expected to include a stronger background check system and a new ban on assault weapons and large-capacity magazines. the nra released a statement after today's meeting saying, quote, we were disappointed with how little this meeting had to do with keeping our children safe and how much it had to do with an agenda to attack the second amendment. >>> the congressional black caucus is calling on president obama so nominate oakland congresswoman barbara lee as the nation's next labor secretary. current secretary hilda solis announced yesterday she was leaving her position. the 66-year-old lee has been in congress since 1998. >>> don't be surprised if the bay bridge appears to be flashing tonight. testing is set to begin on the bay lights art project. more than 25,000 l.e.d. bulbs have been attached on the san francisco side of the bridge. crews will run the first expense test ton
of recommendations sometime tomorrow. mean time, the nra says congress will likely block any new law that would ban assault rifles. the nra has so far prevented passage of another assault weapons ban like the one that expired back in 2004. >>> still ahead at 11:00, ryan wilson may be in an empire state of mind. the latest reports on one of the most popular giants in team history. >> a surprise news conference with the president this morning during which he warns congress he will not get in a fight over this country's debt limit. i'm bob redell. that story coming up. >>> plus, has apple lost its cool? we'll take a look in business news. >>> in a surprise move today, president obama holding his very last news conference of his first term. he used the encounter to address the debt ceiling debate soon to be heating up on capitol hill. bob redell joining us live from the newsroom with the latest details on president obama's speech. good morning. >> good morning, jon. president obama used his final news conference of his first term to demand that congress raise this country's debt limit, warning lawmaker
of guns and ammunition but nra put out a video attacking the president personally. >> it's just another hypocrite. >> in burlingame, nra inspector says his phone has been ringing off the hook. we're law abiding citizens. once again, they're being caused by antidepressants and violent video games. we don't need to do background checks. >> it's expected the president will have a battle in the rin-led house and in the senate there are a dozen or so senators from conservative states who are vulnerable on this issue and may be uncomfortable with what the president is proposing. >> and. >> what about dianne feinstein? >> she pushed through the first ban in 1994 and she's in favor whaft president had to say and she's a force in the bat. -- senate. >> there is talk in congress about passing stricter gun controll laws from tightening loopholes and roifring reporting of ammunition purchases and a proposal to do background checks on people before they buy ammunition and require a permit to proceed with the sale. >> this is ammunition, in my opinion is the fuel that feeds the violence. >> they are
president biden met with groups all week-- from gun control advocates, to the n-r-a-- hoping to find a solution to the nation's gun violence problem. the issue isn't just dividing lawmakers. as athena jones tells us, religious groups are also at >> "you all know this is a complicated issue." >> reporter: gun control is front and center at the white house. and a matter of debate among christians. (church bells) >> "there is a fascinating religious divide on the issue of gun control." >> reporter: a survey by the public religion research institute- conducted before the newtown shooting- found six in ten catholics support stricter gun control laws, compared to about a third of white evangelical protestants and 42 percent of white mainline protestants. >> "it's just not about theology. it's also about culture and geography." >> reporter: the poll also found white evangelicals are the most likely to own guns. many live in southern and rural areas where guns are a way of life. so what does the bible say about weapons? >> "scripture teaches that christians are not to take weapons and avenge
between the vice president and the nra. >> reporter: vice president joe biden says he will have a list of proposals to help reduce gun violence ready for president obama by tuesday. >> a surprising reoccurrence of suggestions. >> reporter: he is focused on the types of weapons. also, a ban of high capacity gun clips and closing the gun show loophole. they are looking for proposals and may try executive action. >> through executive action it is tough for the white house to make that much of a difference or not going to ban the sale of certain ammunition or weapons. >> reporter: promoters say attendance is up. the loophole allows unlicense sellers to sell bout a back ground check. president obama asked for the task force after the shooting in sandy hook elementary school shooting last month. >> nothing that has gone to the heart of the matter most than six-year-old kids riddled, not shot, riddled, riddled with bullet holes. >> reporter: vice president joe biden will meet with representatives of the video game industry on friday. >> after meeting with the vice president the nra released a
's principals. what president barack obama said in his inauguration speech which has the nra so upset. >>> and from the 2012 year we will have those numbers coming up, stay tuned. [ male announcer ] are you a business traveler who can withstand the perils of air travel? can you survive change fees? blackout dates? boarding in mobs? do you actually, in a weird way, kind of enjoy rude service? then you might have what it takes to keep flying your airline. ♪ if you don't, then stop playing the airline game by their rules. come on over to southwest, the one airline that changed the game for the whole industry. ♪ . >>> welcome back, i am brian flores, dave clark has the morning off. >> it is almost 5:30, steve paulson is here, i think everybody can relate to how you sound. you look good steve. >> that's all that matters, that is why i love her dearly. thank you for that. temperatures are on the lows but mainly a lot of cloud cover, upper 50s and lower 60s, here is sal. >>> 880 traffic is moving well if you are driving through through the oakland area and it is a very nice looking drive
to the nra. reporting from oakland city hall, abc 7 news. >> and the nra went further releasing this statement in response to senator feinstein's bill. it's disappointing but not surprising she's once again focused on curtailing the constitution instead of prosecuting criminals or fifling our broken system. >> governor brown delivered a state of the state address praising the legislature for cutting billion frtz budget. and thanked voters for passing proposition 30. the governor says that money will not be squandered. >> we spromiss to keep. the important is the one made to the people. and we guard the money made available this, means living within our means and not spending what we don't have. >> republicans say the comment sounded good but they'll believe whit they see it talks about a rainy day fund and fiscal conservatives, fewer bills, talked about tuition freeze, about reform, those are ideas we've put out there. question is will reality match the rhetoric of today? >> the governor promised action on education reform and updating water delivery system. he's called for a sp
after biden hosted the nra at the white house to talk about gun control. nra left that meeting staying will not allowing law-abiding gun owners to be blamed for the acts of criminals in women. >>> a new gun buy-back program is set for tuesday in marin county. authorities will have a no questions asked policy for weapons that are surrendered there. the county will pay $200 for semi-automatic handguns or semi- automatic long guns. authorities selected the date to coincide with the birthday of dr. martin luther king, jr., who was fatally shot in 1968. >>> the colorado movie theater shooting suspect faces arraignment today. a judge ruled there is enough evidence for james holmes to go on trial on all 166 counts against him but his lawyers aren't ready to enter a plea yet for their client. homes is accused of killing -- holmes is accused of killing 12 and injuring 70 last summer. >>> a southern california woman pled not guilty to poisoning her boyfriend's daughter with chili pout. -- chili powder. she was alleged to have forced the girl to eat the
weapons. >> newtown fundamentally changed things. >> reporter: but the nra says law-abiding citizens need the same technology the criminals have. >> that means we believe in our right to defend ourselves and our families with semi- automatic firearms technology. >> reporter: the nra has a lot of support here on capitol hill especially in the house where many say an assault weapons ban has little chance of being passed. >> this is going to be a tough go. >> reporter: and it may be tough to win over some of the public, as well. on wednesday, sheriffs in missouri, california and texas announced they would not enforce new gun control laws such as an assault weapons ban. >> if there are laws passed that i feel and can prove that are unconstitutional, we will not enforce those rules and i think i have the powers to do that. >> reporter: president obama is sending vice president biden on the road to gather public support. >> we are going to take it to the american people. >> reporter: the vice president's road trip begins tomorrow with a rally in virgini
association is vowing the fight of the century to block that. we'll talk to the nra's president coming up. >>> an inside look at scientology. an exclusive interview with oscar winning director and former scientology member paul hagut says he thinks the religion is a cult. the church dismisses him as the hypocrite of hollywood. we'll speak with him and talk to the author of a new book that explores the link between scientology and hollywood. >>> we want to get to breaking news. nbc's nichelle cokosinkski liven london. >> reporter: this has been changing by the moment. first, the report that a number of hostages has escaped. now that algerians have raided the facility and a number of have been killed, including hostages. 41 people held, among them americans, british, norwegians, and they called this retribution for french intervention in neighboring mali against militant there. at this hour scattered reports out of the algerian desert. that large bp gas facility, that a standoff is going on. algerian army has militants and dozens of international hostages surrounded. among them, americans.
's opposed by the nra. >> newtown fundamentally changed things and the nra doesn't get it. >> we believe in our right to defend ourselves and our families with semi-automatic firearms technology! >> meanwhile, vice president joe biden goes to virginia tomorrow to hold a rally to promote gun control. >>> a defiant message today from north korea. the country's top military body says it plans to carry out what it calls a high level nuclear test. a news reader said the test will target the united states. north korea is rejecting a u.n. security council resolution that passed two days ago. that resolution called a long- range rocket launch last month [ indiscernible ] expanded sanctions >>> or capitol hill there was crying and yelling as secretary of state hillary clinton testified about the terror attacks in libya last september but it was a question from a republican senator about allegedly misleading the public that really set her off. >> with all due respect, the fact is, we had four dead americans. was it because of a protest or because of guys out fo
the capacity of am mission magazines and instituting universal background trucks. the n.r.a. say they will fight any ban on weapons. >> here is a like look at a gun buyback that opened a few minutes ago in marin city with a few people there. the buy back at st. andrew's presbyterian church is one of five locations across marin county where people can turn in their guns, no questions asked. anyone turning in a handgun, rifle or shotgun receives $200. the boy back is open to residents of marin, sonoma and san francisco. folks must show documentation of where they live to get 9 buy back cash which continues until 8:00 this evening. after weeks of speculation facebook has a new feature in an invitation-only event at the headquarters. abc7 news reporter is live in the newsroom with details. katie? >> business and technology reporter is inside facebook right now tweeting the big announcement. zuckerberg has unveiled a new search feature. this is a picture of the announcement taken by our reporter who is inside. television news cameras were not allowed inside. this is video released by
magazines and instituting universal background trucks. the n.r.a. say they will fight any ban on weapons. >> here is a like look at a gun buyback that opened a few minutes ago in marin city with a few people there. the buy back at st. andrew's presbyterian church is one of five locations across marin county where people can turn in their guns, no questions asked. anyone turning in a handgun, rifle or shotgun receives $200. the boy back is open to residents of marin, sonoma and san francisco. folks must show documentation of where they live to get 9 buy back cash which continues until 8:00 this evening. after weeks of speculation facebook has a new feature in an invitation-only event at the headquarters. abc7 news reporter is live in the newsroom with details. katie? >> business and technology reporter is inside facebook right now tweeting the big announcement. zuckerberg has unveiled a new search feature. this is a picture of the announcement taken by our reporter who is inside. television news cameras were not allowed inside. this is video released by facebook. the feature is called a g
's. >> opponents of the nra are promising a gun battle. >> a new poll suggests that nearly 60-percent of americans want stricter gun laws following last month's deadly shooting at sandy hook elementary. 84-percent who answered the associated press poll want background checks for gun purchases at gun shows. >> oakland's safety committee has unanimously voted to adopt a resolution to hire a safety consultant to help the city's police department combat rising crime. the man they are considering for the job.former los angeles police chief william bratton. dozens of the city's resident voiced concern about the hiring of bratton, due to his seemingly random "frisk and search" policy to combat violent crime. but oakland police chief howard jordan insists that bratton's policies will not interfere with the police department's efforts to build a relationship with the community. >> we do not condone racial profiling. we have worked hard and long to build relationships. i did not want to throw that away. >> the oakland city council is split on whether they should hire bratton. it is expected to make a hiring
and the nras. he says some consensus was reached as for as background checks for criminal and mental health records but thinks the administration is just having these meetings for show. >> it was constructive dialogue. i think they had their mind made up. >> a task force on guns is expected to present recommendations by the end of the month. templeton says he expectz 8,000 people here to cow palace on sunday, and also expects to sell out of ammunition. reporting live, abc7 news. >> ama: hundreds of people gathered this morning to remember the.human mateen whose body was found in the snow? south lake tahoe last week. >> familiar my friends of alyssa byrnes came to the memorial service at the high school. many of them wore her favorite color, pink. they shared their memories of the 19-year-old. >> she was a happy person. she wouldn't like to us be sad right now. she would want us to be partying, like being crazy. that's the kind of person she was. >> ama: ahis sill sa will be laid to rest privately. toxicology results to determine a cause of death will take up to six weeks. >> car wash fundra
committed the crime not on the focus on behaviors of the individual who have not committed crimes. >> the n.r.a. is calling the president a hypocrite releasing a video that not supporting the arming of school employees when his children have their own armed guards at school. >> we are learning how successful a gun guy back problem was in marin county, 827 weapons in all were turned in from people in marin, san francisco, and sonoma counties, given up to $200 a weapon. agoers ran out of money in just a matter of hours. another buy back has been scheduled for next monday, 291st, running from 11 in the morning until 8:00 p.m. with weapons cropped off, no questions asked at ran valve -- at san rafael and mill valley. >> employees had to move because of a flood which last week damaged equipment and caused structural damage. the workers are going to be displaced until spring. it will take ten weeks after someone left a tap on in a custodian closet. >> drivers will notice big improvements in nine month, after a single lane in short stretches as the department of public works is starting a $7.3 million
back. in a video the n.r.a. goes after the president. >> it is just eat hypocrite. slamming president obama for being skeptical about armed guards in schools while his daughters have required secret service protection. >> are the president's kids more important than yours? >> the white house called the video repugnant. the senate is going to begin working on gun legislation in the next two weeks but president obama said he could not wait. he signed 23 executive orders on gun control that do not require congressional approval. >> a gun buyback program proved to be a huge success in the bay area. 827 weapons were turned in by different people from four counties. they were given $200 a weapon. agoers ran out of money in a few hours. note oh got the most with 277 weapons and san rafael netted 223, central marin had 2306, and marin city 71. another buy back has been scheduled for next monday running from 11 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. at night with weapons dropped off, no questions, at the san rafael police departments and mill valley police department. >> a vote could bring a high profile police co
. the nra is fighting back with its own statement saying, quote, whoever thinks this ad is about preside president obama's daughters are missing the subject. this ad is about keeping our children safe. >>> police in marin county collected more than 800 guns during buyback programs yesterday. people surrendered 827 guns. organizers say each person receives 1 $100 to $200 per firearm. the weapons were collected. no questions asked. police didn't investigate anyone turning in a gun. a second buy-back event will be held next monday on the martin luther king holiday in san rafael. >>> a wife passionately pleading for help to find the killer of her husband and solve this year's first and only homicide so far in san jose. nbc bay area's bob redell is live outside police headquarters. the question is do the investigators have any real leads? >> reporter: no, they don't. good morning to you, john. a sergeant tells us in his words it's a big question mark as to who shot and killed yvonne segura from san jose, married with a young child. police are confident someone knows what happened. that's why
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